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Baptista Blubbing

Normally I wouldn`t have nibbled on this but Julio Baptista has come out with some crackers about living the vida England. Reminiscent of Ginola`s wife breaking out in tears when she first saw Newcastle, he`s come up with some prize 'Continental` quotes that make some lovely generalisations. Really. Anyway here`s the nuggets:

• "The weather over here is killing me. We get one day of sunshine for every 30 days of rain."

• "The Premiership is very hard. I enjoy making clever touches but the game is so fast I don't have time to think."

• "My girlfriend and my mother are frightened about not seeing the sun in England. They miss being in Madrid.'

• "The teams from the north of England are terrible. When we play them I have counted their centre-backs booting up to 30 long balls upfield per game.The moment you stop to think, someone has taken the ball off you and knocked you to the ground.

• 'Over here they value a corner kick more than a fancy flick. I am lucky to be with Arsenal, as they are a team that likes to play proper football.'

Oooohhh! Handbags for Julio…




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Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 19 2007

Time: 11:01AM

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Soft tart. Bet he wears gloves in September as well.
Roy4Triggs
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19/04/2007 11:09:00

Typical Johnny Foreigner type. Take the money for a year and run home crying about a little bit of water.
Roy4Triggs
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19/04/2007 12:40:00

LMAO at that one. For someone allegedly called the Beast he's about as hard as Julian Clary.
BaldEagle
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19/04/2007 12:42:00

He certainly has an eye for goal though
tarzan
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19/04/2007 17:47:00

His four against Liverpool were good. Pity he'll not be repeating it.
Roy4Triggs
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19/04/2007 18:28:00

 

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